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don’t know why but I just can’t grow citrus trees on the Sunshine Coast. My mulberry bush is doing fine, my nectarine tree is bearing fruit, and it was not too long ago my coffee plant provided its first harvest of beans (which were so hard they nearly broke the grinder), but for the life of me I simply can’t produce a lemon, lime, orange or mandarin. If you are a frustrated gardener like me, this week’s cover story will help. The My Weekly Preview gardening guide gives you plenty of tips on how to make your garden great. This week you can also take a test drive in the next big thing in SUVs, fly to the Canary Islands for a holiday, and have a quick chat with a local Buddhist monk about kindness, compassion and the secret to Tibetan tea. In My Opinion, Sami tries to let go as a parent, while Nugget struggles to free himself from the end of the footy season. And in My Property Preview, we tell you why now is the right time to buy an apartment on the Sunshine Coast.
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DON’T WORRY, BE HAPPY
Geshe Phuntsok Tsultrim from Tibet is the resident teacher of Buddhist studies at Chenrezig Institute at Eudlo. FIRST JOB?
Leaving Tibet to join a monastery in India. Under the Chinese occupation of my country, it was not possible to study Buddhist philosophy to the extent I wanted to. I had to leave behind all those who were dear to me, knowing that it will take many years before I could see them again.
Discipline master at my monastery in India – Sera Je monastic university.
YOUR FAMILY INCLUDES. . . I have nine siblings. Two in the USA, one at the monastery in south India and the rest are in Tibet, my homeland. My mum lives at my hometown in eastern Tibet and I am dreaming of meeting her next year after more than 15 years of separation. I’m a monk and it means being celibate so that’s as far as it goes!
YOU ARE HAPPIEST WHEN? When I am surrounded by my books and also when I get to speak with my mother.
WHAT FRUSTRATES YOU THE MOST? Tibet has been under Chinese occupation and repression for more than 50 years now. The Chinese government has been deaf to His Holiness’s appeals for negotiation of a just and peaceful resolution of the Tibetan issue. I am still hopeful though, things can change, I am sure that truth and freedom will prevail at the end.
FIRST CAR? I can’t drive. I can’t even ride a bike!
FAVOURITE BOOK? I read mostly Buddhist philosophy. His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s books are great but my most favourite one has to be Lama Tsongkhapa’s Graduated Path to Enlightenment.
WHAT ARE YOU READING NOW? Shantideva’s A Guide to a Bodhisattva Way of Life. It’s an excellent manual to kind-heartedness.
FAVOURITE SONG? I usually don’t listen to music and if I do happen to listen to something it’s probably an old Tibetan song. My translator says Tibetan music is terrible…
HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH FRUSTRATION? FAVOURITE PLACE ON THE COAST? Chenrezig Institute. It’s quiet, beautiful, full of wildlife and has a community of like-minded people and is a good place for Buddhist monastics to be. I tend to balance the quiet life with occasional visits to the shops. . . which makes me appreciate living in the bush.
BEST DAY IN YOUR LIFE?
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ONE THING ON THE COAST WHAT WOULD IT BE?
The day I met His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the embodiment of compassion.
It’s nice as it is. Slightly turning the heat off during the summer could be a bonus.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU LIVED HERE?
IS THERE A DAY IN YOUR LIFE THAT TURNED OUT TO BE A TURNING POINT?
More than a year now.
Shantideva, an 8th century Buddhist master said: “If it can be remedied, why be unhappy? If it cannot be remedied, what is the use of being unhappy?”
ADVICE TO YOUR 18 YEAR-OLD SELF? Study hard, repay the kindness of your parents and your teachers and listen to the advice above!
TEA OR COFFEE? Tea, tea and more tea, preferably Tibetan tea. It is made of salt, tea, butter and milk. Making it takes time so I have one in the morning and normal tea for the rest of the day.
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Three well-known green thumbs share their advice for novice gardeners. Compiled by Richard O’Leary
“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul” Alfred Austin
hat better time to get into gardening than spring? The weather is getting warmer, the flowers are blooming and the lawn is growing faster than you can cut it. The My Weekly Preview gardening guide promises to get you set for your best season ever, and you may even get some sustenance for your soul along the way – starting with some helpful hints from one of the Sunshine Coast’s best known garden experts Marjorie Van Roy.
THINGS TO DO Fertilise – in preparation for growth in the warmer months, or in return for good spring blooming, apply a good quality, slow release fertiliser to the garden. Make sure to water the area well before and after applying this. Choose your fertiliser carefully to achieve the correct result; some promote more flowers while others promote more green growth. Weed and mulch the garden – weeds are much easier to remove now before they start growing in summer. Once an area is free from weeds, apply a good quality mulch to the area. Popular choices include tea tree mulch, cypress mulch or cane mulch. Apply these between three centimetres and five 12 My Weekly Preview | October 9, 2015
centimetres deep. Lawns – aerate the entire lawn area to loosen thatch and prepare for new growth. Spray now for weeds including bindi and clover. Top dress any areas that need a lot of new growth such as high traffic areas or edges of paths. Fertilise the entire lawn using a lawn specific fertiliser to encourage strong new growth for summer. Dead head and prune – clean off any old spent winter/spring flowers. This will encourage new growth and new flowers. High flowering plants such as hibiscus, roses and bougainvillea can all be pruned hard now to encourage new growth and flowers. Annuals and perennials including petunias, daisies, bacopa and calibrachoa and geranium should be lightly trimmed to encourage new shoots. These plants will appreciate a liquid fertiliser as well
WHAT TO PLANT NOW Perennial flowers – plant these options for long lasting plants that produce an abundance of flowers throughout spring and summer: • Angelonia, calibrachoa, tibouchina, salvia, geranium, lobularia, alstromeria, perennial lobelia, portulacca, verbena and scaevola.
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Marjorie Van Roy Annual flowers – plant these options for fast growing, free flowering plants for summer colour: • Petunia – huge range of coloured flowers. • Alyssum – fast growing ground cover that attracts beneficial insects. • Marigolds – great for the health of the soil as well as attracting pollinators – a great companion plant for the vegie patch. • Nasturtium – fast growing and producing lots of flowers which are also edible. • Dahlia – great as a cut flower as well as in the garden
Anne Gibson from Palmwoods, better known to the followers of her website as the micro gardener, says there no such thing as not enough space to start your own garden. Whether it’s in your backyard, on the balcony or in the kitchen, there’s always room to create your very own green sanctuary. Here she gives some tips on how to get a garden that not only looks great, but will help to feed your family as well.
10 STEPS TO AN EDIBLE GARDEN 1. Dream big but start small. Grab a cuppa, some paper, a pen and start your wish list. Gather any photos, notes, magazine pics and jot down your ideas. Give yourself permission to start small – with bite-sized projects. myweeklypreview.com.au
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can try bringing outdoor plants inside. If they die, they die. And then you try again and you learn from it. People always associate it with big projects stuff. They sort of forget even if you have a small balcony scenario that you can garden on a very small scale.” What would your one tip to would be gardeners? “Have a go, don’t be afraid of it, it is a lot of fun. If you have kids it’s a fantastic way of teaching kids about where food comes from. The joy of growing, nurturing, caring and observing. They learn about seasons, where fruit comes from, they learn about what role birds and butterflies and bees and moths and flies have with plants. On a selfish, personal level it’s great for mental health. It’s a great way after a big week at the office to just de-stress a bit, connect with the outdoors. It’s not just about gardening, there’s a really big lifestyle side to the whole thing. What’s the secret to a great garden? I think the secret is one that you can actually utilise and enjoy. That can be as simple as having somewhere to sit out in the garden, maybe in the shade of a beautiful well established tree. It’s just the simple things about the garden. It could be the surprise of a plant coming into flower and it could be a very vibrant colour. It’s the changes, the changes as a garden grows throughout the season and throughout the year. Jim Fogarty will be a judge at this weekend’s Brisbane International Garden Show at Strathpine. Visit brisbanegardenshow.com.au.
2. Set realistic goals and make a plan. Pace yourself. Avoid taking on too much if you have limited time, money or energy. Keep your goals simple. Don’t wait for the perfect moment or situation to start growing your own food garden. 3. Look for ‘win-win’ solutions. Write down the problems you are having on a piece of paper – there are always solutions. Brainstorm some creative ideas – you may surprise yourself with the outcome. 4. Observe and ask questions. Make time daily to walk barefoot (a healthy habit called ‘grounding’ or Earthing). Not only does this practice have well researched health benefits, but you will also learn so much about your garden. 5. Build healthy soil. Once you get your soil right, you will find you have less maintenance, pest/ disease problems and healthier plants. You can start by adding organic matter and making quality compost. 6. Learn a new garden skill. Attend a course, read books, try DIY solutions. Consider learning how to save seeds, propagate new plants, make quality compost, start a worm farm or grow a new crop you haven’t tried before. 7. Go 100 per cent organic. If you have been compromising and still using synthetic or chemical ‘solutions’, consider swapping to organic alternatives. It may require a new mind and skill set, but your health will benefit. 8. Plant for pollinators. Not only are our precious honeybees in trouble due to Colony Collapse
JUST GIVE IT A GO Jim Fogarty is one of Australia’s most respected landscape designers and here he shares his love of gardening with My Weekly Preview. What do you say to people who say they don’t have a green thumb? “I think even the most professional gardener will talk about failure. I think that’s about the love of gardening. I think it’s more about understanding that there’s no such thing as perfection and a lot of it is trial and error. That’s the love of it. There are no personal rules. You can try growing anything you want. You can prune any way you want to prune. You
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Tonight, Friday October 9, Sunshine Coast residents will walk three kilometres through Cotton Tree Park in honour of those people impacted by blood cancers including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. More than 30,000 people across the country are expected to take part in Light the Night, which raises funds for blood cancer research and support for families affected by the disease. There are 60,000 Australians living with the disease. Everyone who walks is invited to carry one of three coloured lanterns; gold to remember someone, white for their own journey, or blue to show they care.
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Between 80 to 100 Australian women die at the hands of domestic violence each year. Coast residents are being asked to join together to take a stance against domestic violence by participating in a walk on October 11. Queensland councils are supporting the campaign titled Safer Families, Better Communities and Sunshine Coast mayor Mark Jamieson says it’s a positive step towards addressing the issue. The walk will begin at Sunshine Coast Stadium at 8am and will end with a barbecue breakfast for a gold coin donation. If you require support or refuge against domestic violence contact dv connect on 1800 811 811.
Madeline Stuart will continue her mission to crush stereotypes about people with Down Syndrome when she models at the Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival next week. Stuart made her debut at New York Fashion Week this year, and will be strutting her stuff for Myer, Embellished Kaftans, and The Beach Skirt at The Events Centre in Caloundra on October 17.
BREAKFAST WITH BRISBANE ICON The woman who is credited with paving the way for females in Queensland politics will be the guest speaker at the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network Breakfast on October 13. Sallyanne Atkinson was the first female Lord Mayor of Brisbane and has held a number of significant positions including Australia’s Senior Trade Commissioner to France and Australia’s representative to the International Chamber of Commerce. She will share her story and the secrets to her success at the event.
CURRIMUNDI REOPENS The entrance of Currimundi Lake was opened to the ocean this week in a bid to reduce midge numbers. Work included the removal of drainage pipes followed by a 20-tonne excavator digging out the sand berm. Sunshine Coast councillor Peter Cox says closing the lake previously has been deemed a success with midge larvae reduced by more than 85 per cent.
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Each week 60 teenagers are hospitalised from alcohol related harm. This year alone, the Sunshine Coast’s emergency departments have treated 354 people with alcohol intoxication – 56 of those in teens aged 19 and under. With the figures this high there is no better time than now to spread the message about the dangers of binge drinking. People are being encouraged to get on board with Ocsober and give up the booze for the month. Visit ocsober.com.au.
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ork has begun on a new city south of Caloundra which will cost $5 billion and house 50,000 people. To be called Aura – the so-called city of colour will be the largest master planned community ever undertaken in Australia under single ownership. Over the next three decades, 20,000 homes will be built on the 24-square kilometre site with the development to include a new city centre and retail hub, a Southbank style urban parkland, an elite sporting and performance precinct, two business and enterprise parks, 10 separate sporting grounds and land for 20 schools and education centres and 25 community facilities. Developer Stockland says more than 700 hectares, nearly one-third of the site, will be rehabilitated following decades of use as a former pine plantation and designated for conservation and environmental protection. Stockland will invest more than $1 billion over the first 10 years of the project, which will lead to 18,500 direct and indirect jobs over this period, with
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Woodford Folk Festival founder Bill Hauritz becomes a USC Honorary Senior Fellow. WORDS: Leigh Robshaw
t’s the first day of October and Bill Hauritz is due a the University of at th Sunshine Coast the t receive a to p prestigious award. I Instead, he’s in bed hi Nambour N b h i cruciate i t ligament damage att his home nursing sustained while climbing Mount Everest. That’s his story anyway, and he’s sticking to it. It sounds better than the truth – he got out of bed too quickly and put himself out of action for six weeks. “It was a really simple, stupid thing,” says the head honcho of the Woodford Folk Festival, adding that a crocodile attack could be an equally plausible story. The executive director of the Queensland Folk Federation clearly has an active imagination, which has served him well as the visionary of the festival for 30 years. Now he’s being recognised for his commitment to that vision, with the university naming him an Honorary Senior Fellow for his significant and sustained contribution to the development of the Sunshine Coast. Hauritz is characteristically humble about the award. “I feel a little uneasy in the sense that I get the award but there’s been a tremendous contribution – lifetime contributions – by a number of people. It’s a team thing.
That’s what I’ll be saying when I receive the award, ultimately – that it’s on behalf of those people. It’s an award for the organisation, rather than me personally.” He’s always quick to thank others, but would the Woodford Folk Festival exist without Bill Hauritz? “Perhaps not in the beginning,” he concedes. “I did a good job right at the beginning. I went hard and put a team together and I feel good about that.” A conventional country kid who grew up on a farm in the Darling Downs and went to boarding school in Toowoomba, Hauritz never imagined he’d play such an instrumental role in creating what has become a world-renowned festival, which injects around $20 million into the Queensland economy each year. Hauritz enjoyed school, but more for the cricket and rugby than the academic side. After leaving at 16, he worked full-time as an articled clerk for a lawyer in Brisbane and through that job, was accepted into Queensland University to study law. “I actually loved the law,” he says. “I really got to understand common law and it’s been a very useful tool all my life and has helped with running the festival.” While Hauritz excelled at university, he dropped out in 1972 when he “discovered sex, drugs and rock n roll”. He’d been playing guitar since he left school, “pretending to be The Beatles and The Rolling Stones”, until he discovered traditional music in Ireland and fell in love with it.
“Every now and then I still pick up an instrument,” he says, citing mandolin as his favourite. “I make a joke that I play the same tune on at least five instruments. I don’t play as well as I used to – it’s a little embarrassing.” In a festival with 2400 performers, 25 stages and 1500 shows, Hauritz struggles to single out any performer as a highlight, but then recalls one that gives away his die-hard folkie roots: “There was a wonderful Irish musician, a fidler called Martin Hayes. It was a real privilege to see him perform.” Ticket sales are going well for this year’s event, which is a relief. “Our public funding has never been more than three per cent of our income, and in an operational sense it’s never more than one per cent of our income,” he says. “That has allowed us to build an organisation that is self-sustaining.” Even so, Hauritz says the festival is not as solid as he’d like. He wants to strengthen its environmental policies and get a stash of cash in the bank for a rainy day. “We shouldn’t take our eye off the ball. We’re not immune to a flood-ridden festival where no one turns up. We’re not as vulnerable as we used to be, but we’re still vulnerable. We need several million dollars tucked away to allow us to go through difficult times. “It definitely keeps me awake at night, but I’m not worrying about it; I’m thinking creatively about it. It’s an evolutionary process and change is constant. I think if we’re not the masters of change we’ll be its victim.”
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place of eternal springtime is how the Canary Islands are sometimes described. The seven islands have a lot in common, especially the mild climate. But they also offer many contrasts – and many choices for the traveller. Here’s a rundown on four of the islands off western Africa’s coast. FUERTEVENTURA: The first thing many people associate with it are the endless sandy beaches. In the north there are the sand dune beaches near the main
city of Corralejo. “This is a very pretty small city with a pleasant vibe and great dining,” says Manuel Morales, in charge of Spain for the German tourism operator FTI. That is not so much the case in the south of the island, in such places as Costa Calma, Jandia and Esquinzo. There, vacationers often just stick around their hotels. Whereas the beaches of most of the other Canaries have black sand, Fuerteventura’s sand is popular for its dazzle. The longest one of the entire
Canaries is 14 kilometres long at Cofete. For Morales, Fuertenventura is the island with the most summer-like climate. Sometimes, a strong wind can be an unpleasant occurrence. But as Sven Goerrissen, of the travel operator Tui says, this also provides the best conditions for kite-surfing and wind surfing. LANZAROTE: “The somewhat different island” is how Goerrisson describes the smallest of the four main islands. Besides lava-strewn landscapes, it has many spots for swimming. But it also has something for culture-minded vacationers and those seeking more active recreation. Price levels here are somewhat higher than on the mass tourism islands.
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END OF AN ERA Sami Muirhead’s heart is hurting as she prepares to send her baby girl to big school.
have this tightening feeling around my heart every time I think of my eldest child starting school next year. Next year, people, is only a smidge over 80 days away. I still have not taken her to a million places I promised myself I would over the years, including Australia Zoo and fish and chips at Caloundra. I thought we had endless time to get to all those fun activities one day. Don’t get me wrong – we have had the best time together since she was born, filling our days with colouring in and making cupcakes and chattering away about glitter and rainbows and unicorns. I am still enchanted with my daughter. Do you see how I am wiping from my memory the tantrums and the constant cleaning up? But now she is off to big school. My baby girl is going to join the masses and I will pretty much say goodbye as her educator and person of influence. All those smutty words she will now hear (actually she hears a few of those from her mother from time to time) and all that independence. I know it is part of life, but I am still sad. My little girl has been the second heartbeat at my feet since she was born. Even now she flutters around me all day long like a beautiful tiny shadow from a fairytale book as she dances in her tutu and dreams the days away. I will need serious chocolate cake and serious wine when the dreaded first day of school comes. I know many
mums cannot wait for their children to start school. I’d like to keep them wrapped up in our little world forever. So to celebrate the start of a new chapter and the end of another, we are going on our first mother-daughter holiday. We are going to Rainbow Beach where we will avoid sinkholes and eat ice-cream and play in the sand every day. We will watch movies in bed and watch the sunset. The only snag is my friend told my daughter that Rainbow Beach is named after the coloured sands located near the town. So Ms Four has been telling everyone she is going to holiday at a beach with magic sand that is in fact brilliant red, orange, green, blue, indigo and violet strips of glorious colour. I had to break it to her gently that in some sections the sand is more a dull red with perhaps a few yellowy hues but overall, it is just the same as our beautiful white sand. My daughter processed this news and promptly went to the kitchen where she grabbed the cake icing food colouring drops. She looked me in the eye and said, “Don’t worry Mama, we will just pack the drops and make the sand rainbow coloured ourselves. We would actually be doing a favour for everyone.” Bless little girls and all their innocence.
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Nathan ‘Nugget’ Dell has a few tips on how to survive now the footy’s over.
ell, winter is over. The cardigans are being packed away, that smoky smell is in the air and the back of your knees are sweatier than me when I see an advertisement featuring Miranda Kerr. However, the greatest sign that the cooler months are as long gone as England’s Rugby pride and we are sailing headlong into six months of mangoes and heatstroke while searching for a car park is that the footy is over. We were treated to two magnificent champions in Hawthorn, who tossed aside a plucky West Coast Eagles side like they were a contestant on The Bachelor and the North Queensland Cowboys, whose win over the Broncos was more stressful than my last three prostate exams. But now it’s over and I’m concerned that some of you are just not prepared to handle the transition back into normal life – well, at least until the cricket starts in early November. Your first instinct may be to try to reconnect with that poor marginalised, group of outsiders you have spent the last 215 days neglecting – your family. For the love of Bert Newton, ignore this instinct at all costs. After a great season like this one, especially if your team got the choccies, there is no going back, and yeah it’s going to hurt, but it will be for the best to make a clean break. No carry-on like that girl Tom Hanks when he lost his bloody volleyball.
You may also feel an overwhelming desire to go outside. Rumour has it that there has been a whole mess of non-footy related excitement going on out there since February that you have missed. Don’t do it! There are a couple of crucial reasons why it essential you remain inside. Firstly, the only glow your Gollum-like skin has endured for the past 30 weeks has been the beautiful blue glow emitted by your flat screen. Do you think you can honestly handle the sun? A 60-watt bulb could cause you to burst into flames right now, so outside is a no-no, unless you are prepared to become full nocturnal. The other very real danger the outside world presents is the danger of falling in love with one of those genuinely crap activities that can only be done outside. Do you know what statement nobody has ever said? ‘Wow, I just came back from the best hike’. Do you know why? Because hiking is a crap outdoor activity, its just walking, but uphill. Trust me, anybody who has raved to you about their latest exciting day of orienteering is clearly unwell. Possibly due to shock from the cost of orienteering equipment. Please my fellow sports lovers, just batten down the hatches, get yourself an army disposals size drum of Cheetos and be strong. Its only 29 days until the cricket starts.
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amsay Health Care is a global hospital group operating 212 hospitals and day surgery facilities across Australia, France, the United Kingdom, Indonesia and Malaysia. It is one of the top five private hospital operators in the world. These facilities cater for a range of health care needs, from day surgery to complex surgery, as well as psychiatric care and rehabilitation. This positive outlook is predicated on the expectation that growth will be boosted by ongoing development of existing operations, more acquisitions, public-private collaborations and growth in the UK and France. Greater procurement benefits following its most recent acquisition of
Générale de Santé (GdS) in France and the potential from deals in China heighten the stock’s attraction. The company grew earnings per share in the 12 months to June 30 by 20 per cent and posted normalised profit after tax of $412 million. A final fully franked dividend of 60.5 cents per share, up 18.6 per cent on the previous corresponding period, takes the full year dividend to 101 cents fully franked, up 18.8 per cent on the prior year. Profits are expected to grow by 12–14 per cent, although management acknowledged that such guidance was potentially conservative. The underlying performance of the Australian business was masked by head office costs. At first glance, the division failed to deliver the customary earnings leverage that has been consistently underpinned by the growth in its existing facilities. However, adjusting for costs associated with the staff share plan and some regulatory provisions, Ramsay’s Australian operations delivered eight per
cent revenue growth and 11.6 per cent operating profit growth. The GdS acquisition propelled Ramsey to become Frances’s leading private hospital operator, it now purchases the same amount of medical supplies in Europe as it does in Australia. This offers a significant opportunity given the global scale and leverage that Ramsay now has with suppliers. The company will establish a global procurement business based in Singapore, which should deliver consumables costs at a level closer to those in France, which are significantly lower than in Australia. In recognition of this, we have now incorporated $100 million of procurement savings over the next three years, well above our original expectation. Anthony Ward is an Authorised Representative (no 427051) of Ord Minnett Ltd, AFS licence 237121. This article contains general financial advice only and does not consider your personal circumstances; you should determine its suitability to you. Before acquiring a financial product you should consider the relevant product disclosure statement. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
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Albacore tuna because it is lovely and fresh and dropped to our door. Because it is so fresh and tasty we just sear it rare. What’s the best advice someone ever gave you? Work smarter not harder. What’s the strangest meal request you’ve ever had? No meal requests surprise me as I am always ready to give anything a try as far as cooking goes. What do you enjoy most about working on the Sunshine Coast? Where I work at The Yacht Club we have the marina on one side and the beach on the other. What more could you want?
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IMPROVE YOUR EVENT People Power will be the topic of the council’s Sunshine Coast Events Network workshop, to be hosted next week. Emergency Risk Management Services’ Andrew Murray will be showing participants how to run safe events, with some jaw-dropping examples of what not to do. Then, popular speaker Robyn Lange Cork from Outcome Focus will talk about the language of success. October 14 from 8.45am. Cost is $30 or $25 for students and pensioners. For more phone 5475 7272.
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Head to Buderim this weekend and check out the outdoor living OUT & and sculpture ABOUT exhibition, The Sculptured Garden, presented by the clay artists and potters of the Sunshine Coast. The event kicks off tonight – Friday, October 9 – and continues on Saturday, October 10 through to October 18. The event is at the Atrium Gallery, Buderim Craft Cottage in Main Street. For more, phone 5491 3571.
Fresh from his Eurovision performance and European tour, Guy Sebastian’s Australian tour will bring him to the Coast for one night.
ustralian pop sensation Guy Sebastian is hitting the road with a new tour that will bring him to the Sunshine Coast. Fresh off the back from sell-out arena tours, his Eurovision performance and acclaimed European tour, the entertainer announced his You. . .Me. . . Us show last week. It will be his first regional tour in more than two years.
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DOES YOUR VOICE DESERVE TO BE HEARD? If so, head to Maroochydore’s Solbar on Wednesday for the weekly open mic night. Performers should take their own instrument and are invited to work with Solbar’s in-house sound guy Brian, who mixes some of Australia’s best artists every weekend. It kicks off at 7.30pm but performers need to arrive early. Visit solbar.com.au.
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Sebastian is the only Australian male artist who has achieved six number one singles and two number one albums in chart history. He has a new single set for release next month and he will showcase new songs from his forthcoming album when he performs at Caloundra’s The Events Centre in January. With numerous ARIA Awards to his name, 11 top ten singles, multi-platinum albums and more than three million album sales, Sebastian is a celebrated entertainer. It’s a show fans will not want to miss. “I love just getting out and meeting people,’’ Sebastian says. “Some of the characters I come across in regional Australia are some of the most interesting people I have met. “I’m really looking forward to this tour and stripping back some of the elements and making it all about the music.’’ Tickets to the January 29 show are on sale now. Visit theeventscentre.com.au.
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27 Cotton Tree Parade, Cotton Tree. Phone 5479 4505
BJ BUDERIM JEWELLERS
Adrianna Papell short sleeved black wrap, $199.95 George Yale top, $249. Adrianna Papell black skirt, $229.95
Freya & Sabine Gust shoe, $195
Friday 9th, Saturday 10th, Monday 12th October
tuck in a rut? Does every day seem to pass like any other? Is life throwing up more challenges than you can handle? The Conscious Life Festival may have some of the answers you are looking for. The two-day annual event will see more than 130 exhibitors join together to promote all areas of conscious living in a safe, supportive and uplifting environment. It’s about discovering all aspects of living in a conscious way – from lifestyle and environment, to self-development, spirituality, and natural therapies. Renowned practitioners, therapists, educators and specialists will present a range of holistic, health, wellbeing and eco-friendly products and services for children and adults. Indulge your senses with beautiful natural foods, browse the numerous stores selling sustainable goods, listen to inspiring talks from keynote speakers and learn how to embrace a conscious and uplifting way of life. Take part in some of the wonderful interactive workshops on offer over the weekend or bliss out listening to some of the magical performances. Only $10 entry and kids under 16 are free.
‘the hub’ 45 burnett street, buderim. phone 5456 4111 *Excludes basics, swimwear, footwear and accessories.
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MONOCHROME MOOD Classic black and white has made a comeback in the world of interior design. Teamed with Scandinavian-inspired pieces, this combination creates a sharp and contemporary look.
WE LOVE Geometric and sharp black tones go hand in hand, which is why we love this candle holder available from Things of Metal and Wood. Candle holders can easily be moved around the room from time to time to slightly change the area’s appearance. This one will look great on a sideboard, dining table or coffee table. Visit thingsofmetalandwood.com.au.
GET THE LOOK Love this look? Minyama’s electrical experts iEnergy Lighting stock a great range of pendant lights including this one. For more visit ienergygroup.com.au/store.
PLAYFUL POLKADOTS You’ll find a wide range of patterned cushions to suit your monochrome theme but for those home designers wanting to have a bit of cheeky fun, consider throwing something like this dalmation look into the mix. It’s available from Innovative Furnishings & Décor. Phone 5444 2412.
tip Achieving the monochrome look is a balancing act. When styling, don’t think you need to have equal measures of black and white. Incorporate black in small ways through cushions, throws, wall art and home accent pieces. You’ll be surprised by how big of an impact a few well-placed pieces can make.
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MAROOCHYDORE HOMEMAKER CENTRE PROMOTION
A BEAUTIFUL BEDROOM Getting a good night’s sleep starts with choosing the right bed and then decorating your bedroom to induce a relaxed state of mind.
leep. We all need it and yet how many of us are getting enough? Experts advise that adults require between seven to eight hours of sleep each night. Adequate sleep is essential to health and wellbeing. Your body repairs itself as you sleep and you will also be able to function better throughout the day after a restful night. If you’re struggling to get a good night’s sleep check out these tips. You’ll be sleeping better before you know it. • Avoid caffeine, nicotine and alcohol in the late afternoon and evening. Caffeine and nicotine can delay your sleep, and alcohol may interrupt your sleep later in the night. • Exercise regularly, but do so at least three hours before bedtime. • Consider your sleep environment. Make it as pleasant, comfortable, dark, cool and quiet as you can.
• Ensure you have a supportive and comfortable bed. • Establish a regular, relaxing bedtime routine that will allow you to unwind. • If you can’t go to sleep after 30 minutes, don’t stay in bed tossing and turning. Get up and involve yourself in a relaxing activity, such as listening to soothing music or reading, until you feel sleepy.
A BETTER BED Having the right bed is key in having a successful night’s sleep. When choosing a new bed, there are a few things to keep in mind. . . • Do not be embarrassed to lie on the bed. This is a valuable investment so take your time • Start with a good quality mattress • Establish your comfort requirements – do you like a firm or soft mattress?
You need a good night’s sleep for a great day ahead. Visit Domayne this weekend and receive expert bedding advice from Matt and his experienced team. • Sealy Single Mattress from $189 • Sealy Queen Mattress from $474 • Massive 55% off Sealy King Mattress
T IP: Decorate a bedroom to include all of the senses Choose colours that are relaxing – blues and greens are always popular. Use soft-knitted textures to create warmth. Candles are great to add a soft fragrance and also flickering light. Foundry 12oz Bergamot and Mahogany candle, $49.95, Domayne
Diamond quilted cushion, $39.95, throw, $99.95, Domayne
Drawing cushion, $64.95, Kew cushion, $39.95, Strokes cushion, $64.95, Domayne
Offer valid from Friday October 9 to Sunday October 11. STOCKISTS: Maroochydore Homemaker Centre, 11–55 Maroochy Blvd. Visit maroochydorehomemakercentre.com.au.
Dreaming of spending your SUMMER OUTSIDE? Ask the Fly-Over Specialists!
CLEARANCE GET ‘EM BEFORE THEY’RE GONE! G ONE ON Pendant Lights • Exterior Lights • Floor Lamps L s d delier rs Table Lamps • LED Oyster Lights • Chandeliers
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At Maroochydore Homemaker Centre
Finding the right bed for you can be difﬁcult and never-ending. At Maroochydore Homemaker Centre, there is a bed to suit every budget and every body in the house. With over ﬁve retailers offering quality bedding furniture, mattresses and manchester, you will be sure to ﬁnd the perfect bed for you. Struggling to make a decision? Need assistance with furnishing your bedroom? Take advantage of our monthly interior styling sessions to help you ﬁnd what you’re looking for.
Come and meet our interior stylist - Maureen Walters
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Maroochydore Homemaker Centre, 11-55 Maroochy Boulevard, Maroochydore For more information visit: www.maroochydorehomemakercentre.com.au
By embracing a client’s vision, Maureen tailor designs a concept to create a unique scheme, reﬂecting lifestyle and personality while maintaining functionality and purpose. Whether a single room renovation or full property refurbishment, each client’s signature style is developed through professional advice and style solutions to accommodate budget constraints. Visit maroochydorehomemakercentre.com.au for more details.
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BIG, BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL Peter Atkinson from AAP reviews the INFINITI QX80
eet the next big thing in SUVs. Japanese luxury brand Infinitiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s gargantuan QX80 has rumbled into town and is set to cast its very large shadow over the premium off-roader category.
Designed and built for the American market â&#x20AC;&#x201C; where Infiniti does most of its business â&#x20AC;&#x201C; the QX80 is a Texas-sized rival to the likes of Mercedes-Benzâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s GL, Audiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Q7 and, most particularly, the Lexus LX570. It is, in a word, vast. Deserving of its
own post code. Easily visible from space. Never has an Infiniti been more appropriately named â&#x20AC;&#x201C; this car seems to extend forever in every direction. Its arrival is the first step in a major expansion of the Infiniti range, with two new small cars and a much-anticipated
sports coupe also expected in the next 12 months. Although it serves a very niche market, the QX80 will serve as Infinitiâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s new Aussie flagship. Mothership, more like it. At 5.3 metres long itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s substantially longer than a long-wheelbase Holden Caprice and is also 2.3 metres wide. Perhaps most strikingly, it stands almost two metres tall. So tall, in fact, that our test machine was unable to scrape into the underground carpark of our office building. Those dimensions are both a blessing and a curse. On the positive side, it offers interior space that weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve rarely seen in any vehicle â&#x20AC;&#x201C; with up to eight adults seated in complete comfort. The third-row seating is not only quite spacious but easily accessed; thanks to a clever system whereby the middle-row seats fold then tumble forward to allow easy ingress. We took the QX80 on a family dinner excursion that saw six full-sized adults stretching out in absolute comfort â&#x20AC;&#x201C; giggling at the vast amount of space this car provides. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not just roomy. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s also beautifully finished, with the cabin clad in an opulent continued page 40>
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$2,000 FIND OUT WHY THE MOST AWARDED SUV IN OUR FAMILY IS PERFECT FOR YOURS. VISIT CRICKS SUBARU TODAY. Cricks Subaru Maroochydore 88 Sugar Rd, Maroochydore Phone: 5450 3300 www.cricksmaroochydoresubaru.com.au
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<from page 38 mix of soft black leather, polished timber and chrome highlights. The downside to its dimensions are not completely disguised. It’s a massive thing to manoeuvre around tight spaces – particularly parking spots. And while its size is an issue in city traffic, we found that many fellow road users tended to offer clear passage to the big rig. The favoured high driving position of SUVs is accentuated in the Infiniti – we found ourselves peering down at “normalsized” 4WD machines and feeling as if we could drive straight over regular cars. Stand beside it and the bonnet feels about shoulder height. Despite the expanse of that massive, contoured bonnet, all-round vision from the QX-80’s plush leather perches is surprisingly good. Parking is made easier by a clever all-round view parking system that uses front, rear and side cameras to construct a birds-eye image on the display screen. That’s supplemented by a clever moving object detection system as well as a back-up collision intervention – which will apply the brakes if it suspects you’re about to hit something. A thundering 5.6-litre V8 engine ensures that the Infiniti’s substantial weight (3500 kilograms) is easily hauled
around, thanks to 298 kilowatts and 560 Newton metres of torque. But that hefty power doesn’t come cheap – you can expect consumption well into the high teens around town, although official combined thirst is 14.8 litres per 100 kilometres. On the open road that dips further thanks to the long legs of the seven-speed automatic. And with 100 litres in the tank you’ve got plenty of range. In that environment, the Infiniti is completely in its element – loping along in sublime silence as it gobbles up the miles. The engine is gloriously silky, the transmission equally so. Radar-guided cruise control makes cruising a breeze. The QX80 doesn’t so much feel like a fancy 4WD as it resembles a big limousine, such is the quality of the interior accommodation and the
smoothness and quietness of its ride. Front seats, as well as being adjustable ten different ways, are both heated and chilled. Finishes are bespoke and classy. Rear-seat passengers enjoy twin video screens with tri-zone air-conditioning piped throughout the cabin and high-end Bose audio. A system called Hydraulic Body Control keeps the vehicle balanced during corners and helps make it feel reasonably nimble for such a beast. It’s hard to believe that anyone would take this machine off road – yet the circular knob on the centre console offers settings for sand, mud and rock-climbing. Keep in mind this car shares many of its components with its corporate cousin, the Nissan Patrol – so its off-road bona fides are impressive. Cockpit layout is classy and well thought-out, with a large colour touchscreen housing satellite navigation as well as an indispensable reversing camera. With an on-road price nudging $120,000, the QX80 is very much a niche vehicle – although at that price it offers stout competition to its German rivals as well as the iconic Range Rover. You probably won’t see too many of them on Aussie roads. But you’ll certainly notice it when you do.
INFINITI QX80 HOW BIG? Seriously. But that means lashings of interior space for eight people in limo-like comfort, plus a spacious and flexible cargo capacity. HOW FAST? Surprisingly. Even though it weighs well over three tonnes, the big, brawny V8 really lifts this big machine when you ask it. Otherwise it is quiet and silky smooth when driven sedately. HOW THIRSTY? Extremely. An average consumption of 14.8L/100km is hefty enough, but you’ll be lucky to use less than 20 litres for each 100km travelled around the city. Good thing it has a massive 100 litre tank. HOW MUCH? Like its Japanese rival Lexus, Infiniti prefers all-inclusive pricing – so you get all the bells and whistles whether you want them or not. That means a driveaway price of $118,000.
Now at Mercedes-Benz Sunshine Coast.
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2014 C 250 Estate Iridium Silver With Terracotta Leather, Vision Pack, Bluetooth®, 7,030km. UN12964 $84,990 Drive Away
2014 B 180 Night Black With Black Leather, KEYLESS GO, Bluetooth®, Reverse Camera, 5,187km. UN12992 $43,990 Drive Away
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GLORIOUS GLENVIEW SEE PAGE 44>
IN THE HEART OF ALEX
ALEXANDRA HEADLANDS, Unit 611, 98 Alexandra Pde • Top floor unit is one of a kind in complex • Unfurnished 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1 car, 1 storage. • New air conditioning to main bedroom and lounge. • Currently rented at $480.00 p/wk.
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TIMING IS EVERYTHING
A new report says time is running out to buy an apartment at a bargain price on the Sunshine Coast.
ow is the time to invest in the Sunshine Coast property market with new research suggesting that the region’s affordable price point may close. The Coast’s apartment market is significantly more affordable than those in Melbourne and Sydney but the report issued by renowned research planning and economics firm Urbis predicts that strong population and employment growth may slowly drive prices up. Urbis associate director Paul Riga says the infrastructure investment planned for the region over the coming 10-15 years will play a significant role in driving the residential property market. “What’s interesting is that while the median sale prices of residential properties on the Sunshine Coast are currently between $68,000-$290,000 less than those in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, gross rental yields are actually higher on the Coast than in the capital cities,” Riga says.
“This indicates that at present, Sunshine Coast investors are paying substantially less for a higher percentage return on their investment than their counterparts who are investing in the bigger cities. “As more and more projects like the Kawana health precinct, Sunshine Coast Airport expansion and Maroochydore City Centre come out of the ground, it’s inevitable the Sunshine Coast will continue to see demand for housing, prompting both sale prices and rents to rise across the board. “Median weekly rents have already increased by three to five per cent over the 12 months to March 2015, and there are no signs of this upward trend slowing down anytime soon.” Reed Property Group development manager Josh Peacock says local developers were already seeing a surge in investment with the company’s Flame Tree Pocket selling out within one week of release. Mooloolaba’s latest high rise development First Light, also a Reed
project, has also boosted investment interest with 90 per cent of apartments sold. Pre-construction of the 67 apartment building began last week on what is the last remaining block to be developed on First Avenue. It will be built by Sunshine Coast-based company RCQ Construction. The company’s managing director Steve Cole says the project will inject more than $35 million into the economy during this phase. The project, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2016, will involve 10 full-time employees and more than 100 local contractors on site in peak periods of construction. “Of course that doesn’t include the secondary benefits to the regional economy which can be calculated based on an approximate ratio of 2:1, meaning that for every construction job created there will be at least two other jobs generated in related industries,’’ Cole says.
NOBODY IN THE WORLD SELLS MORE REAL ESTATE THAN RE/MAX.*
FLAXTON, 59 Kondalilla Falls Road
BUDERIM, 3 Eckersley Avenue
Was $689,000 Now Offers Over $599,000 Owners Relocated
More Affordable Than You Might Imagine
Make no mistake, this must be the next house to sell on the range. • Eclectic, inspiring and engaging home • A separate purpose built artisans studio • Outdoor living of grand proportions • Outdoor spa overlooks the private acre • If you are an artist you must see this • Also a great separate granny flat
This fabulously renovated lowset home on Buderim mountain is on a level 878m2.
Auction: On site this Sunday 11th October at 11am
• In one of Buderim’s very best streets • Thriving market garden in the backyard • Four bedrooms, a study, and a media room • Two great outdoor living areas • Room for trailer, boat and campervan • Very private with only one neighbour
Inspect: Saturday 10.30 - 11am and Sunday 10.30 - 11am
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Price: Offers over $599,000 Inspect: Saturday 1 - 1.30pm www.realtyexcellence.com.au ID:13580245 Tim Burrough 0418 666 356 RE/MAX Realty Excellence
www.realtyexcellence.com.au ID:13755805 Tim Burrough 0418 666 356 RE/MAX Realty Excellence
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UPCOMING AUCTIONS Here’s a preview of hot auctions taking place on the Sunshine Coast in the next seven days: 9/106 BURNETT STREET “POINCIANA ON BUDERIM” Auction on site Saturday October 10 @ 2pm Define Property 5478 2477 Athena Law 0408 884 104 5 MACONA COURT, BUDERIM Auction on site Saturday October 10 @ 2pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837 Danyell Sparksman 0421 670 696 5 KUPARRA COURT, CURRIMUNDI Auction on site Wednesday October 14 @ 11am Next Property Group 1300 400 777
Sally Mulhearn 0422 228 320 Kerri Johnston 0412 580 184 2 RICHMOND LANE, PALMVIEW Auction on site Saturday October 10 @ 1pm Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Dominic Fernandez 0424 767 121 Melissa Fernandez 0437 461 990
5 RENMANO COURT, BUDERIM Passed in neg. post auction / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Define Property 5478 2477 Ross Cattle 0410 625 758
17 KOKODA AVE, BLI BLI
9 ST MARTINS TERRACE, BUDERIM Passed in neg. post auction interest / 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837 Linda Weaver 0477 774 741
11 BESLEY ST, BUDERIM
RealWay Buderim, Richard Meacle
A list of what’s recently sold on the Coast:
44 FERGUSON AVENUE, BUDERIM
The easiest way to check out the latest auction results. Email email@example.com. 10 GWYNORE COURT, BUDERIM Passed in / 3 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Belle Property 5456 0263 Jan Withers 0403 737 790
1-35 ESPIN RD, BLI BLI $412,500 / Vacant Land RE/MAX Realty Excellence, Chris Ryan
$385,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 5 car RE/MAX Realty Excellence, Tim Burrough
$480,000 / 4 bed, 2 bath, 3 car RE/MAX Realty Excellence, Amber Fox 1/15 ELIZABETH STREET, BUDERIM $470,000 / 3 bed, 1 bath, 2 car
$665,000 / 3 bed, 2 bath, 1 car RealWay Buderim, Matthew White & Marg Deighton *As supplied by contributing real estate agencies
Maroochydore, 26 Cooinda Cresent
Sparkling “As New” Home Central Maroochydore OPEN HOME: Saturday 10th October 11 - 11.30am Thursday 15th October 5 - 5.30pm VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au AUCTION: On site Saturday 17th October at 2pm AGENT: Mark Osborne 0423 106 384
A SA UC TU TI RD ON AY
This stunning house has just been completed and is superbly refurbished to a sparkling and “as brand new” standard. A 10 minute stroll to Sunshine Plaza/CBD, close to schools and 5 minute drive to surf. Open plan elegance with separate living areas. Highest quality stainless steel appliances throughout, superb ﬁttings and features. Extra secure parking available via drive through garage to backyard. Modern practical layout with covered outside entertaining area. Landscaped easy care gardens.
Buderim, 9/106 Burnett Street ‘Poinciana on Buderim’
A Stylish Escape on Top of Buderim Contemporary, luxurious apartment tucked away from the hustle and bustle just metres to the centre of the village. For privacy, lifestyle and easy entertaining, this is unsurpassed. Your village lifestyle starts here! • 2 generous bedrooms; master with ensuite • Media room/study or option to convert to third bedroom • Ducted aircon, European kitchen and large private courtyard • Whisper quiet yet only 200 metres to shops, cafes & parks
OPEN HOME: Saturday 10th October 1.30 - 2pm VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au AUCTION: This Saturday 10th October at 2pm AGENT: Athena Law 0408 884 104
Marcoola, 2/80 Keith Royal Drive
Duplex Auction Investment Buyers Be Excited This is a great opportunity to purchase a Marcoola Duplex. • Open plan living and dining area • 2 good sized bedrooms with built in robes • Generous sized main bathroom and internal laundry • Single lock up garage, fully fenced courtyard • Currently rented at $275 per week • No Body Corporate company involved - perfect investment to add to your portfolio
OPEN HOME: Saturday 10th October 10 - 10.30am VIEW AT: www.deﬁneproperty.com.au AUCTION: On site Saturday 17th October 12pm AGENT: Ross Cattle 0410 625 758 or 5478 2477
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GORGEOUS GLENVIEW Immacu Immaculate Imma cula late te h home ome om e wi with th 2 290-square 90-ssqu 90 quar are e metr me tres es under und nder roo ooff living livi li ving ng space. space ce metres roof Positioned perfectly on one-and-ahalf acres. Selection of large living areas inside and out, and inground resort pool. Main bedroom has ensuite, corner bath and WIR. Chef’s delight kitchen with Blanco stainless steel appliances, gas cook top. Separate media room. Drinkable bore water, plus three tanks. Large shed.
64 MAWHINNEY ROAD, GLENVIEW 4 bed, 2 bath, 5 car Auction on site Sunday October 25 @ 10am First National Sippy Downs 54501515 Gavin Flaton 0414 826 687
homes for sale at sunshine cove
open 11.30 to 12.00 Saturday
3 Serenity Circuit, Sunshine Cove. A beautiful home.
5 Serenity Circuit, Sunshine Cove. A great entertainer.
• Large, upper level main bedroom features large walk in robe and private ensuite. Two more bedrooms upstairs each with fans and robes.
• Great sized main bedroom with large walk in robe, ensuite and balcony overlooking the park.
• Walk in pantry, stone bench tops, 600mm under bench oven and gas cook top with stainless steel dishwasher. Plenty of cupboard and bench space.
• Well designed kitchen with plenty of cupboard space and walk in pantry. Ceasarstone bench tops, 900mm stand alone, gas cook top and stainless steel dishwasher.
• Spacious open plan living area downstairs. Second lounge or media room upstairs. Large north facing alfresco area at rear designed for entertaining and year round living.
• Open plan living downstairs with timber ﬂoors throughout, plus second lounge upstairs.
• Split system air conditioning to both levels & fans for year round comfort.
• Split system air conditioning, and ceiling fans on both levels for year round comfort.
• Two other bedrooms upstairs, each with fans and robes.
• Large undercover alfresco area out back, north facing fully landscaped backyard.
call 1800 619 194 or visit our information centre at 4 serenity circuit, sunshine cove
you won’t believe how much living this award winning home offers! Twice awarded Queensland’s best small lot design by the BDAQ, this spectacular home creates the perfect interior exterior living balance. Loads of natural light and airy ventilation throughout. • Second level has master & ensuite plus two more bedrooms, each with built in robes. A fourth bedroom, or ofﬁce is situated on the ground ﬂoor with separate guest bathroom.
open 2 to 2.45 Saturday
• Stone features throughout the kitchen, bathrooms and ensuite, plus LED lighting point to the high quality ﬁnishes used.
• Appliances by Hafele include oven, induction cooktop, fully integrated dishwasher and dual zone wine fridge. Perfect for the entertainer. • Fully ducted, Samsung zoned air conditioning with dual control provides year round living comfort. • Carefree, freehold ownership.
Come take a look at our Open House this Saturday, at 8 Undara Street, the Savannah Precinct Sunshine Cove.
Call Scott on 0402 079 271 or Penny on 0434 006 144 SUNSHINECOVEREALTY.COM
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PALMWOODS 23 Lingara Avenue DUAL KEY DESIGN ON 2234m2 WITH APPROVAL FOR A 2ND 800m2 LOT! Opportunity knocks loudly...are you listening? Everyone loves Palmwoods; and this fully renovated family home offers versatile living options that will have wide appeal, including a renovated dual living home, current development approval for an 800m2 block or just a super sized family home on a fully fenced 2234m2 block within walking distance to local primary school, aquatic centre and sporting fields. Buyers seeking space, location and future gain should act NOW!
Auction on site 23rd October at 5pm View Saturday 11-11.30am Office 5444 2222 Jamie Holbrook 0418 500 081
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11 COLTRANE STREET
Need to house a caravan or boat?! We have the perfect spot! Beat the rush… come and have a look at this modern four bedroom home with two living areas, large master bedroom and plenty of yard space. The current owners have made a number of improvements to the home including the installation of a tall carport perfect for a large caravan or boat, 5kw solar power, landscaped tropical gardens and two garden sheds. Fully fenced 576m² block of land in a well sought after area of Sippy Downs, close proximity to lake walkways, public transport, the University and well renowned schools. This property will be SOLD under the hammer on auction day, if not SOLD prior. If you would like to view this property, call Gavin today on 0414 826 687. AUCTION Sunday 1st November at 12pm, on site INSPECT Saturday and Sunday 1:00pm - 1:45pm SIPPY DOWNS 07 5450 1515 GAVIN FLATON 0414 826 687 WEB www.fnlifestyle.com.au
158-167 UPPER TOLS TOLSON ROAD (MISSING LINK ROAD), ILKLEY
Are You Ready For A Tree Change?! This architecturally designed three storey, four bedroom home is being offered to the market for the first time, and this could be your lucky opportunity to own something unique, private, tranquil and quirky! This spectacular home situated on over 33 acres of land currently has approximately five acres of income producing foliage/heliconia plants supplying local florists, another plus for you! It is such a unique property, one to impress not only family and friends but it will continue to impress YOU every day for years to come, with its stunning little features and peaceful outlook. AUCTION Saturday 7th November at 12pm, on site INSPECT Saturday and Sunday 3:00pm - 3:45pm SIPPY DOWNS 07 5450 1515 GAVIN FLATON 0414 826 687 WEB www.fnlifestyle.com.au
Beerwah - 5494 6444
Maroochydore - 5479 6600
Nambour - 5441 1344
Caloundra - 5438 2166
Mooloolaba - 5444 0800
Sippy Downs - 5450 1515
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64 MAWHINNEY RO ROAD, GLENVIEW
Fine! Just Give It Away!! Auction On site 25th October 2015 Are you looking forward to coming home after a hard day’s work, kicking off the boots to sit down and relax on the front porch with a glass of wine, looking across your land and gazing into the crisp country sky? Then look no further… we have found the perfect property for you located in a prestige part of Glenview, only a short drive to beaches, schools and shops. With over 290m² under roof living space, four bedrooms, study, five living spaces, inground swimming pool, three bay shed plus carport, solar power and more. This stylish home is positioned perfectly on one and a half acres, making a statement in this elevated but private location. Come and smell the country air! AUCTION Sunday 25th October at 10am, on site INSPECT Saturday and Sunday 2:00pm - 2:45pm SIPPY DOWNS 07 5450 1515 GAVIN FLATON 0414 826 687 WEB www.fnlifestyle.com.au
58 WINDERMERE WAY
Desirable Home For The Growing Family This immaculate four bedroom open plan home is jam packed with gorgeous features, high ceilings, plenty of space, a sparkling in ground swimming pool and a massive two bay shed with carport in the rear yard, still with plenty of space for the kids to kick a footy! In a quiet position with easy access to all education facilities, shops and transport. Crisp, clean and pristine, are just a few words that spring to mind when asked about this property. If you are looking for a place to call home for a long and comfortable time, then we suggest inspecting this home sooner rather than later, as it won’t be available for long! AUCTION Sunday 1st November at 11:00am, on site INSPECT Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm - 12:45pm SIPPY DOWNS 07 5450 1515 GAVIN FLATON 0414 826 687 WEB www.fnlifestyle.com.au
Beerwah - 5494 6444
Maroochydore - 5479 6600
Nambour - 5441 1344
Caloundra - 5438 2166
Mooloolaba - 5444 0800
Sippy Downs - 5450 1515
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AUCTION BEACHSIDE WURTULLA, DESIGNER RENOVATION 8 Tareel Street, Wurtulla Prepare yourself to be wowed. The understated exterior of this home gives no hint to the surprises that await you. A complete modern makeover has turned this property into a very stylish and functional residence. A gourmet kitchen with stone tops, and a breakfast bar overlook a stunning outdoor entertaining area complete with a kitchenette and a saltwater pool, perfect for those long hot summer days. Wurtulla Beachside is one of the most sought after areas on the Sunshine Coast. A short stroll to the beautiful Currimundi Lake and beaches. Only a few minutes drive to the new Hospital hub and Oceanside development. Live the beachside dream!
4 Bed | 3 Bath | 2 Car
• Fabulous renovation with designer finishes • Stunning quality kitchen • Dual living with self contained flat • Covered alfresco entertaining area • Inviting large saltwater pool • Walking distance to lake and beaches
Auction: On site, Saturday October 24th at 1pm Inspect: Saturday 1-1.45pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526 Linda Feltman 0412 805 362
AUCTION HEADLAND PARK STUNNER WITH APPROVAL FOR 5 BED + 3 BATH + 3 CAR 5 Macona Court, Buderim An outstanding opportunity exists to further develop this unique home built on the largest usable block in the sought after Headland Park Estate. This really is resort style living at its best and the location is simply idyllic with fast access to the beach and everything this region offers. The house itself is full of character and offers further potential to update and put your own stamp on. Positioned in a private setting within a quiet court, you are just five minutes from the Coast’s best beaches, yet you feel as if you are immersed in your own private sanctuary miles away from the rest of the world. This property will be sold on or before auction. Don’t miss this rare opportunity!
3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2 Car
• Mountain Creek school zone • Security system surrounding property • Expansive deck with luxurious sofas • Indoor fireplace overlooking pool area • Prime 1282m2 block • Offers considered prior to auction!
Auction: On Site, Saturday October 10th at 2pm Inspect: Saturday from 1.30pm, auction at 2pm Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837 Danyell Sparksman 0421 670 696
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AUCTION AN ABSOLUTE GEM WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS 2 Richmond Lane, Palmview The home has been architecturally designed and appointed with the best materials that are on offer to date. This was to be their last home so it had to have all the trimmings. This is truly a delight to walk through, there is so much natural light and views of the surrounding forest, which were all taken into account when cleverly designing the home. The estate alone, is an absolute beautiful peaceful haven but the home is definitely the icing.
4 Bed | 4 Bath | 6 Car
• Architecturally designed home • Large 2009m2 manicured block • Ensuite to all bedrooms • 20ft ceiling in kitchen/living • Study/family retreat • 5KVA 20 panel solar system • 8 minutes to Mooloolaba
Auction: On site, Saturday October 10th at 1pm Inspect: Saturday from 12.30pm, auction at 1pm Dominic Fernandez 0424 767 121 Mel Fernandez 0437 461 990
AUCTION OCEAN VIEWS AND DUAL LIVING - OWNERS INSTRUCTIONS ARE TO SELL! 36 Crystal Street, Mapleton Hinterland living at its best! Offering endless possibilities - perfect for dual living, in law accommodation, extra income or simply enjoy as a large family home. The option is yours! Tucked quietly away within walking distance to Mapleton Village, you are going to love the warmth and character that this home presents with high ceilings, stunning timber floors and generous decks to soak in the views or entertain. There is a perfect place for everyone in this home. Each level offers dual living with 3 bedrooms and spacious living areas both inside and out. Homes like this don’t come along very often. Owner’s instructions are to sell on or before auction!
6 Bed | 3 Bath | 4 Car
• Walk to Mapleton shops, cafes and transport • Dual living with level access to both levels • Perfect for large family, guest accommodation or extra income • Spacious decks for entertaining
Auction: On site, Saturday October 31st at 3pm Inspect: Saturday 2-2.45pm Robyne Williams 0488 999 536
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SUPERIOR IN DESIGN, QUALITY AND LOCATION... WURTULLA 4 Suncrest Court, Wurtulla
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A rare opportunity to secure a stunning home in beachside Wurtulla. A four bedroom residence that has been recently renovated to the highest specifications, this home offers a large undercover alfresco area, stone benchtops, porcelain tiles, hardwood floors and impeccable attention to detail. Close to waterways, beaches and great schools. Inspect today!
Price: Listed at $795,000 Inspect: Saturday 2-2.45pm Karen Jones 0405 122 526
AUCTION LAST CHANCE TO INSPECT - AUCTION WEDNESDAY! 5 Kuparra Street, Currimundi
%HG | %DWK | 4 Car
This original style beach shack makes the perfect first home or investment property. Ideally located within walking distance to the beach, schools, shops and parks. Positioned in a small, quiet cul-de-sac, set well back from the street, with off-street parking for multiple vehicles. Open plan with loads of potential. Private gardens surround a huge outdoor entertaining area. Must be sold!
Auction: On site, Wednesday October 14th at 11am Inspect: Saturday 2-2.30pm & Wednesday from 10.30am, auction at 11am 6DOO\ 0XOKHDUQ .HUUL -RKQVWRQ
YOUR NEXT HOME IS OPEN FOR INSPECTION BATTERY HILL
Sat 11-11.30am - 2 Ikara Street Listed at $695,000 - Carol Carr
Sat 11-11.30am - 34 Wentworth Parade Contact agent - Linda Feltman
Sat 2-2.30pm - Lushland Estate - Roxton Court Please contact agent - Andrew Dyce Sat 2.30-3pm - 30 Monarch Place Offers over $399,000 - Andrew Dyce
Sat 11-11.30am - 359 Main Road 0LG WR KLJK Ă&#x161;V *HRUJLQD *ULJJV Wed 1-1.30pm - 359 Main Road 0LG WR KLJK Ă&#x161;V *HRUJLQD *ULJJV
Sat 10-10.45am - 5 Spindrift Court Offers over $1,000,000 - John Skerlak
6DW DP 3DFLĂŞF %RXOHYDUG Submit all offers by 4pm, October 19th - Karen Jones :HG SP 3DFLĂŞF %RXOHYDUG Submit all offers by 4pm, October 19th - Karen Jones
BUDERIM Sat 10-10.30am - 6 Onkara Street For sale at $1,100,000 - Dean Stewart Sat 10-10.30am - 15 Lutana Court %X\HUV LQ WKH Ă&#x161;V 'DQ\HOO 6SDUNVPDQ Sat 10-10.45am - 3 Sylvan Street %X\HUV IURP $QQH :DOODFH Sat 10-10.45am - 30 Claremont Street Auction Sat October 24th at 10am - Alan Riley Sat 11-11.30am - 4 Eungella Way Auction Sat October 24th at 11am - Dean Stewart Sat 11-11.30am - 9 St Martins Terrace Please contact agent - Jodie Hedley-Ward Sat 12-12.30pm - 6 Onkara Street For sale at $1,100,000 - Dean Stewart Sat 12.30-1pm - 6 Kerenjon Avenue %X\HUV IURP WKH KLJK Ă&#x161;V 5LFKDUG (VSUD\ Sat 1-1.30pm - 4 Eungella Way Auction Sat October 24th at 11am - Dean Stewart Sat 1.30-2pm - 5 Macona Court Auction Sat October 10th at 2pm - Jodie Hedley-Ward 6DW SP 0D\ĂŞHOG 6WUHHW Offers over $799,000 - Dean Stewart Sat 3-3.30pm - 10 Corryong Close Forthcoming auction - Jodie Hedley-Ward
Sat 2-2.30pm - 5 Kuparra Court Auction Wed October 14th at 11am - Sally Mulhearn Wed 10.30-11am - 5 Kuparra Court Auction Wed October 14th at 11am - Sally Mulhearn
Wed-Sat 12-4pm; Sun 9-1pm - Pathways Estate Lower Mount Mellum Road - John Skerlak
LITTLE MOUNTAIN 6DW SP %HOOHYXH 'ULYH Contact agent - Carol Carr Sat 1-1.30pm - 7 Hillside Court Contact agent - Carol Carr Sat 2-2.30pm - 9 Tashi Place Contact agent - Carol Carr Sat 3-3.30pm - 15 Tenkate Drive Contact agent - Carol Carr
Sat 2-2.45pm - 36 Crystal Street Auction Sat October 31st at 3pm - Robyne Williams
Sat 10-10.30am - 4 Macleay Lane Listed at $539,000 - Kylie Tredrea Sat 12-12.45pm - Lots 1 & 2, 41 Minti Street Expressions of interest - Kate Jewry 6DW SP %RRQJDOD 7HUUDFH /RZ WR PLG Ă&#x161;V *OHQQLV 6FKLQGOHU Sat 2-2.30pm - 1 Yamba Court Offers over $550,000 - Glennis Schindler 6DW SP &HQWHQDU\ &UHVFHQW Mid $600,000 buyers - Glennis Schindler
Sat 10-10.45am - 6 Mooloolah Island $2 million plus buyers - Karen Jones
Sat 11-11.45am - 7 Applegin Court %X\HUV LQ WKH Ă&#x161;V .DWH -HZU\
Sat 10-10.30am - 22 Great Keppel Crescent +LJK Ă&#x161;V /LQGD :HDYHU Sat 12.30-1pm - 24 Robur Crescent %X\HUV LQ WKH Ă&#x161;V 'DQD 3D[WRQ
PALMVIEW Sat 12.30-1pm - 2 Richmond Lane Auction Sat October 10th at 1pm - Dominic Fernandez Sat 2-2.30pm - 26 Forest Ridge Avenue Auction Sat October 24th at 2pm - Dominic Fernandez
Sat 10-10.30am - 100/239 Kawana Way Offers over $399,000 - Jodie Hedley-Ward Sat 12-12.45pm - 6 Cayman Place Mid to high $1 millions - Karen Jones
Sat 10-10.30am - 1 Sea Glint Place Price by negotiation - Sally Mulhearn 6DW DP %RWDQ\ 'ULYH Listed at $569,000 - Andrew Dyce 6DW DP 3HOLFDQ :DWHUV %RXOHYDUG Offers over $399,000 - Andrew Dyce 6DW DP 3HOLFDQ :DWHUV %RXOHYDUG Offers over $390,000 - Sally Mulhearn Sat 12-12.30pm - 32 Campbellville Circuit 2IIHUV RYHU 6DOO\ 0XOKHDUQ Sat 12-12.30pm - 16 Midden Place Listed at $729,000 - Andrew Dyce Sat 1-1.30pm - 5 Koopa Place Offers over $699,000 - Andrew Dyce Sat 1-1.30pm - 55 Whitehaven Way Offers over $1,250,000 - Sally Mulhearn
Sat 1-1.30pm - 14 Ilaroo Crescent %X\HUV LQ WKH Ă&#x161;V %UHH &KDUOHV
6DW DP 5LGJHYLHZ 3ODFH 0LG WR KLJK Ă&#x161;V .DWH -HZU\ Sat 11.30-12.15pm - 20 Ridgeview Place %X\HUV LQ WKH Ă&#x161;V $QQH :DOODFH
6DW SP 7DUHHO 6WUHHW Auction Sat October 24th at 1pm - Karen Jones Sat 2-2.45pm - 4 Suncrest Court Listed at $795,000 - Karen Jones
6DW SP %UDFNHQ )HUQ 5RDG Submit all offers - Robyne Williams
Alan Riley 0422 723 719
Karen Jones 0405 122 526
Andrew Dyce 0410 504 764
Kerri Johnston 0412 580 184
Anne Wallace 0418 769 466
Kristin Hosking 0427 244 466
Bree Charles 0416 435 391
Kym Whiteman 0434 007 161
Brendan McGill 0409 879 111
Kylie Tredrea 0402 240 687
Carol Carr 0435 807 324
Leanne King 0439 910 235
Craig Porter 0411 554 880
Linda Feltman 0412 805 362
Dana Paxton 0416 792 364
Linda Weaver 0477 774 741
Danyell Sparksman 0421 670 696
Loren Wimhurst 0415 380 222
Dean Carey 0432 559 220
Melissa Fernandez 0437 461 990
Dean Stewart 0412 530 258
Richard Espray 0413 883 540
David Hedley-Ward 0406 011 123
Rob Fulton 0468 581 225
Dominic Fernandez 0424 767 121
Robyne Williams 0488 999 536
Georgina Griggs 0401 868 006
Rod Whiteman 0434 219 118
Glennis Schindler 0412 737 324
Richard Scrivener 0416 799 188
Jill Goodwin 0406 328 053
Sally Mulhearn 0422 228 320
Jodie Hedley-Ward 0424 842 837
Susan Oakenfull 0407 558 525
John Skerlak 0413 441 834
Vicki Cooper 0412 802 215
Kate Jewry 0404 817 916
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WATERFRONT LAND - DIRECT OCEAN ACCESS - PONTOON 6 TARAWA STREET, KAWANA ISLAND The Promenade is a secure gated private community consisting of 9 lots with intercom access from the main gate. Each level lot ranges from 423m2 to 492m2. Only 5 blocks remaining. Plans available or build your own dream home. • Enjoy panoramic north east facing views of sparkling sea water
• Unimpeded canal access to the ocean in minutes
• A private berth for your boat right outside your front door in place
Inspect: Contact Agent
• Take a short stroll to restaurant, bar and shopping facilities
Bill Howcroft 0431 354 076 Jacque Howcroft 0431 815 991
• Only minutes to the Kawana Health Hub Project
$590,000 - $620,000
FOR A FREE MARKET OR RENTAL APPRAISAL PHONE 0431 354 076
WATERFRONT DREAMING - OCEAN ACCESS - 952M2 59 MARAWA DRIVE, PARREARRA Live the dream in this amazingly spacious waterfront Stylemaster home. Boasting expansive multiple living areas with cathedral ceilings and wonderful design use of abundant light. • 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, master with spa and hug WIR • Kitchen with granite benchtops and quality appliances • Open plan multiple living areas ﬂowing to the covered outdoor entertaining and pool area
Price: Contact agent Inspect: Saturday 1-1.30pm Bill Howcroft 0431 354 076 Jacque Howcroft 0431 815 991
INVESTOR SPECIAL OR LIVE IN NOW- 2 LEVEL TERRACE
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U5 AZURE, 10 GRAND PARADE, KAWANA ISLAND A brilliant investment or superior lifestyle choice. Pet friendly with private courtyard areas. Spacious open plan living. • 3 large plus study nook, master with ensuite, WIR and spa
• Modern kitchen with stone benches and plenty of storage
Price: From $499,000 Inspect: Call to inspect anytime
• 2 car secure garaging with internal access plus guest park
Bill Howcroft 0431 354 076
• Resort lap pool, spa and entertaining facilities
Jacque Howcroft 0431 815 991
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HOUSES FOR SALE Real Estate
2/18 Blackall St, WOOMBYE
OPEN FOR INSPECTIONS & BEST BUYS HUNCHY: 196 Hunchy Rd Sat 10-10.40 LONG TERM OWNERS ARE DOWNSIZING AND ARE COMMITTED TO SELL!! Elegant residence set on 10 lush acres with picturesque valley views. 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 separate living areas, 5 car accomm + workshop, this home ticks all the boxes. In ground heated pool, ½ tennis court, bush walking tracks to creek and rock pools. Timber deck, alfresco entertaining + north facing patio. The home is extremely private, truly a quiet retreat.
AUCTION ON SITE - Sat 17th October at 10am PALMWOODS: 59 Old Chevallum Rd Sat. 11-11.40 Prime sought after location, small acreage. Tastefully refurbished home set on a pretty ¾ acre. 4 brms, + separate 1 brm cabin with bthm. ig pool + work from home options with 3 offices. Mid – Higher $500,000’s WEST WOOMBYE: 80 Mullers Rd Sat. 11-11.40
FANTASTIC FLAXTON This h This home ome om e is o one ne o off a ki kind kind; nd;; e eclectic, clec cl ecti ticc, iinspiring nspirin n and enga gagi ging ng This four bedroom home e iincludes nclludes a separate engaging. purpose built artisans studio as well as a separate granny flat. This is outdoor living of grand proportions - including a spa which overlooks the private acre. Picnic Creek flows through the land and the home is justa round the corner from the famous Kondalilla Falls. This is where one of Australia’s best known artists Rex Backhaus-Smith created most of his major works. The paint spattered floors tell many stories.
59 KONDALILLA FALLS ROAD, FLAXTON 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Offers over $599,000 RE/MAX Realty Excellence Buderim 5476 7654 Tim Burrough 0418 666 356
Great family home with privacy plus, lifestyle and space. 5 brm,3 bath,2 car+ sep studio, perfect for teenagers! Wrap around veranda overlooking views to the treed outlook and ig pool. Huge family home accommodating various lifestyles. Interest High $700,000’s
HUNCHY: 1 Parsons Knob Rd Sth Sat 12-12.40 Two storey, stately home (approx 702m2 under roof) Gympie Block Sandstone exterior construction and an impressive showcase of quality timbers throughout & detailed cabinetry. 4 brms, 4 bathrooms, 3 walk in robes, 4 car accommodation. Upper verandah present long range hinterland, valley views. Deck offers several seating areas and overlooks 12.5m salt water pool and connecting Cabana. Private driveway, circular entrance to home – truly spectacular.
Buyer Interest from $1.2 million PALMWOODS: 79 Petigrain Ave Sat. 12-12.40 Immaculate family home! 4 brms, 2 bath, 2 car. Large open Plan living space with 2 seperate living areas. Space for the whole family. Covered outdoor entertaining.
$495,000 Gary De Paoli 0408 731 412 John Pyne 0418 710 209 Kirk Patrick 0439 395 599 Kathryn Doyle 0432 609 115
HOUSES FOR SALE
1 1 2 MOOLOOLABA $285PW This centrally located unit in Mooloolaba offers open plan living, an internal laundry, tranquil outdoor patio and is situated just minutes to cafes shops and beautiful beaches. Pets may be considered. Available 26 October. 1 1 3 BUDDINA $350PW This well presented top floor unit catches ocean breezes and is within a short distance to the beach, local shops and cafes. Open plan living, balcony offers al fresco option, inground pool to complex. No pets. Available now. 2 2 2 BIRTINYA $395PW Brand new unit, close to the new hospital precinct. Open plan living, air-con in all bedrooms and living rooms, in-built study desk, fully fenced yard. Available 23 October. 2 2 2 BIRTINYA $430PW Sit back and enjoy the water views from your lounge or spacious patio. The complex consists of secure access, 20m lap pool, heated spa, BBQ area, gym and sauna. Available now. 1 1 4 MAROOCHYDORE $470PW This home is set on the second level and is ideally located in the heart of Maroochydore. Ideal for someone who works from home as there is an office space separate from the home. No pets. Available now. 2 2 4 CURRIMUNDI $485PW Modern family home with 2 separate living areas. Ceiling fans and dishwasher, covered entertainment area. No pets. Available now. 2 2 3 BIRTINYA $485PW Brand new unit, close to new hospital precinct, public transport and local shopping centres. Aircon in all bedrooms and living areas, in-built study and blinds throughout. Available now. 2 2 4 KAWANA ISLAND $520PW Good size fully fenced family home, walk in robe in main bedroom. Open plan living, double lock up garage, fans throughout, dishwasher and undercover entertaining. Available 9 November. 2 2 3 BOKARINA $550PW Fully renovated internally, close to Bokarina beach courts, short walk to kilometres of pristine beaches. Outdoor entertaining, spacious, aircon, inground pool with external shower. Fully fenced, side access. Available now. 2 2 3 WURTULLA $575PW This beautiful waterfront property, boasting open plan living, rear deck overlooking the glorious blue canal waterways. Separate media room, flyscreened. Pets on application. Available 15 October. 2 2 4 BIRTINYA $620PW This double storey home comes complete with large media room, and huge family room. Second lounge or office upstairs, outside pets considered. Available 16 October. 2 2 4 MINYAMA $900PW Waterfront, modern family home overlooks a exclusive water view with jetty, pontoon and dry lift for tinnie. Master retreat upstairs, ducted air, solar hot water. 20m deep water access and pool. Available now.
PH: 5437 8806
MAROOCHYDORE HOME Th his llarge arge high high h set h ome iiss pe rfect f f r a growing family fo fa am This home perfect for wanting to enjoy a beachside lifestyle. Only a short walk to Maroochydore and Alexandra Headland beach and restaurants, but far enough away to enjoy the serenity. Boasting three extra large bedrooms upstairs and a fourth bedroom downstairs creating flexibility for whatever your needs are. The commercial style kitchen is perfect for entertaining by the master chef in your family, as the open plan living flows out to the northern entertaining area and blossoming garden.
Horse property WANTED 58 CENTENARY CRESCENT, MAROOCHYDORE 4 bed, 2 bath, 2 car Mid $600,000 buyers Next Property Group 1300 400 777 Glennis Schindler 0412 737 324
Do you know someone who has a property to suit our buyers? They need 5 plus acres to suit their animals. Any area and any style home within 30 mins of Nambour Up to $600,000 - prefer mid $500,000 range.
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7pm News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Antiques Roadshow. 8.30 Agatha Christie’s Partners In Crime. (M) A young woman disappears from a train. 9.30 Secret State. (M) Part 2 of 4. 10.15 Lateline. 10.45 The Business.
6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Better Homes And Gardens. 8.30 MOVIE The Bourne Identity. (2002) (M) Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Chris Cooper. A man sets out to discover his identity. 11.00 To Be Advised.
6pm News. 7.00 WIN News. 7.30 David Attenborough’s Life Story. (PG) 8.40 MOVIE Tomorrow Never Dies. (1997) (M) Pierce Brosnan, Jonathan Pryce, Michelle Yeoh. 11.10 MOVIE Pink Cadillac. (1989) (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Living Room. (PG) 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. Hosted by Graham Norton. 9.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 10.30 MOVIE Parental Guidance. (2012) (PG)
6pm Classic Floyd: Floyd Around The Med. 6.30 World News. 7.35 The Classic Car Show. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE There Will Be Blood. (2007) (M) Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds. A greedy oil tycoon’s life unravels.
6.30pm Gardening Australia. 7.00 News. 7.30 Saturday Night Crack-Up. (PG) Hosted by Eddie Perfect. 9.30 MOVIE Carlotta. (2014) (M) Jessica Marais, Eamon Farren, Socratis Otto. A transsexual becomes a TV star.
6pm News. 7.00 MOVIE Star Wars: Episode II – Attack Of The Clones. (2002) (PG) Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman. 10.00 MOVIE Tron: Legacy. (2010) (PG) Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges. A man is transported to a digital world.
6pm News. 7.00 MOVIE Ocean’s Twelve. (2004) (PG) Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Damon. 9.30 MOVIE The Man With The Golden Gun. (1974) (PG) Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland. Bond is targeted by an assassin.
6pm Bondi Vet. (PG) 7.00 MOVIE Kung Fu Panda 2. (2011) (PG) 8.45 MOVIE A Good Day To Die Hard. (2013) (M) Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney, Sebastian Koch. A New York cop heads to Russia. 10.45 MOVIE Bad Ass 2: Bad Asses. (2014) (AV15+)
6.30pm World News. 7.30 Wild Arabia: The Jewel Of Arabia. 8.30 MOVIE Dallas Buyers Club. (2013) (MA15+) Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner. A man struggles with the medical system. 10.35 Fargo. (MA15+)
6pm Would I Lie To You? 6.30 Compass. 7.00 News. 7.40 Doctor Who. (PG) An alien warlord sets in motion a twisted plan. 8.30 Vera. (M) A businessman’s murder is investigated. 10.00 Silent Witness. (M)
6pm News. 7.00 Sunday Night. 8.00 Beach Cops. (PG) Narrated by Layne Beachley. 8.30 Quantico. (M) A group of recruits arrives at Quantico. 9.30 Castle. (M) A call sets off an explosive chain of events. 11.30 Covert Affairs. (M)
6pm News. 7.00 The Block. (PG) 8.30 60 Minutes. Current affairs program. 9.40 Events That Changed The Eighties. Takes a look at the 1980s. 10.40 World’s Worst Holiday Horrors. (M) 11.40 Person Of Interest. (M)
6pm Family Feud: Sunday. 6.30 Scorpion. (PG) 7.30 TBL Families. (PG) 8.30 Limitless. (M) A man begins using a mysterious drug. 9.30 Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival. (M) 11.00 Motor Racing. Formula 1. Race 15. Russian Grand Prix.
6.30pm World News. 7.35 Treasures Decoded: The Sphinx. A look at the Great Sphinx Of Giza. 8.30 The Seventies: Peace With Honour/Terrorism – At Home And Abroad. Part 2 of 4. 10.05 Muscle Shoals. (PG) A look at FAME Studios in Alabama.
6pm Antiques. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Australian Story. 8.30 Four Corners. Investigative journalism program. 9.20 Media Watch. (PG) Hosted by Paul Barry. 9.35 Q&A.
6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 The X Factor Live. (PG) 9.30 What Really Happens In Thailand. (M) Meet Michael “Chuggy” Chugg. 10.30 How To Get Away With Murder. (M)
6pm News. 7.00 WIN News. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 House Husbands. (PG) In the countdown to Kane’s wedding, Lewis and Mark try to organise a reconciliation for Abi and Gemma. 10.10 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 TBL Families. (PG) 8.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) Hosted by Tom Gleisner. 9.30 Homeland. 10.30 NCIS: New Orleans. (M) 11.30 The Project.
6pm Nigella Express. 6.30 News. 7.30 The Secret Life Of The Cat. 8.30 Worst Place To Be A Pilot: Flying In The Face Of Danger. (PG) Part 1 of 4. 9.30 Rise Of The Machines: Super Train. 10.25 News.
6pm Antiques. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 Catalyst. 8.30 Restoration Australia: Keera Vale. (PG) Presented by Sibella Court. 9.30 The Diplomat, The Artist And The Suit. (M)
6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 The X Factor Live. (PG) 8.40 800 Words. (PG) The family is forced to move. 9.40 Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares USA. (M) 10.40 Chicago Fire. (M)
6pm News. 7.00 WIN News. 7.30 The Block. (PG) 8.40 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) Leonard confronts the woman he kissed on the North Sea. 9.40 Two And A Half Men. (M) 10.40 Lip Sync Battle. (M) 11.40 Extra.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 TBL Families. (PG) Hosted by Fiona Falkiner. 8.30 NCIS. (M) DiNozzo is partnered with his girlfriend. 9.30 NCIS: Los Angeles. (M) Callen and Sam work undercover. 11.30 The Project.
6pm Nigella Express. 6.30 News. 7.30 Who Do You Think You Are? (PG) 8.30 Insight. Presented by Jenny Brockie. 9.30 Dateline. 10.00 World News. 10.30 Miniseries: The Principal. (M)
7pm News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 How Not To Behave. (PG) 8.30 Gruen. (M) Presented by Wil Anderson. 9.05 The Ex-PM. (M) 9.35 Sammy J And Randy In Ricketts Lane. (M) 10.05 It’s A Date. (M)
6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 7.30 Border Security: Australia’s Front Line. (PG) 8.00 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 The Blacklist. (M) Liz escapes to the Russian embassy. 9.30 The Player. (M)
6pm News. 7.00 WIN News. 7.30 The Block. (PG) Hosted by Scott Cam. 8.40 Celebrity Apprentice. (PG) A group of challengers battle it out. 9.50 Extreme Phobia: Dogs. 10.50 The Mysteries Of Laura. (PG) 11.50 Extra.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Bachelorette Australia. 8.40 Madam Secretary. The US President’s plane disappears. 9.40 The Good Wife. Alicia tries to revive her law career. 10.40 Hawaii Five-0. (M) 11.40 The Project.
6pm Nigella Express. 6.30 News. 7.30 Great Continental Railway Journeys. 8.30 Miniseries: The Principal. (M) Part 3 of 4. 9.35 MOVIE The Company You Keep. (2012) (M) Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Susan Sarandon.
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6pm Antiques. 7.00 News. 7.30 7.30. 8.00 The Chaser’s Media Circus. (PG) 8.35 The Musketeers. The musketeers search for a missing peer. 9.30 Please Like Me. (M) 10.00 The Agony Of… (M)
6pm Local News. 6.30 News. 7.00 Home And Away. (PG) 8.00 Mesmerised. (PG) 8.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) Bernadette feuds with Howard’s mother. 9.30 What Really Happens In Thailand. (M)
6pm News. 7.00 WIN News. 7.30 RBT. (PG) 8.30 The Verdict. (M) Hosted by Karl Stefanovic. 9.30 I Am Innocent. 10.30 Killing Spree: Revenge Cop Killer. (M) 11.30 Extra.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 The Project. 7.30 The Bachelorette Australia. Hosted by Osher Günsberg. 9.10 Gogglebox. (M) Opinionated viewers discuss TV shows. 10.10 Law & Order: SVU. (M) 11.10 Blue Bloods. (M)
6.30pm News. 7.30 Destination Flavour: Japan. 8.00 Shane Delia’s Moorish Spice Journey. 8.30 Miniseries: The Principal. (M) Part 4 of 4. 9.30 Masters Of Sex. (M)
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7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Winter Wipeout. 8.30 Ruby Wax’s Mad Confessions. 9.20 Felicity’s Mental Mission. 10.20 Second Chance. 10.40 Jimmy Fallon. 11.10 Celebrity Rehab With Dr Drew.
6.30pm Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Motorway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Escape To The Country. 10.30 To Build Or Not To Build. (PG) 11.00 Best Houses Australia. 11.30 Bargain Hunt.
7.20pm MOVIE Big Daddy. (1999) (PG) 9.10 MOVIE American Reunion. (2012) (MA15+) Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, Seann William Scott. 11.40 MOVIE Team America: World Police. (2004)
6pm MOVIE Madagascar. (2005) (PG) 7.45 MOVIE Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone. (2001) (PG) Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson. 11.00 Anger Management. (M)
8.30pm MOVIE Above The Law. (1988) (M) Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Sharon Stone. 10.30 MOVIE Return Of The Seven. (1966) (M) Yul Brynner, Robert Fuller, Julian Mateos.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 Moments Of Impact. (PG) 8.30 Cops: Adults Only. (M) 9.30 MOVIE True Justice: Dark Vengeance. (2011) (M) Steven Seagal. 11.30 Bellator MMA.
6pm Family Feud. 6.25 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 New Girl. (PGC) 8.30 Dating Naked. (M) 9.30 To Be Advised. 10.30 You’re The Worst. 11.00 Movie Juice. 11.30 The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 The Hoarder Next Door. 8.20 The Home Show. (PG) 9.05 Live At The Apollo. (M) 9.55 The IT Crowd. 10.20 The Graceland Happiness Project. 11.20 Red Dwarf.
6pm Motorway Patrol. (PG) 7.00 MOVIE My Best Friend’s Wedding. (1997) (PG) 9.15 MOVIE Couples Retreat. (2009) (M) Jason Bateman, Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell. 11.30 Body Of Proof. (M)
6.45pm MOVIE The Longest Yard. (2005) (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Road Trip. (2000) (MA15+) Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott, Amy Smart. 11.00 MOVIE Van Wilder: Party Liaison. (2002) (MA15+) Ryan Reynolds.
7.30pm MOVIE Big Momma’s House. (2000) (PG) Martin Lawrence, Nia Long. 9.30 MOVIE Wayne’s World 2. (1993) (PG) Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Tia Carrere. 11.30 MOVIE Major League II. (1994) (PG)
8.30pm MOVIE Out For Justice. (1991) (M) Steven Seagal, William Forsythe, Jerry Orbach. 10.30 MOVIE The Magniﬁcent Seven Ride! (1972) (M) Lee Van Cleef, Stefanie Powers, Michael Callan.
6.30pm Scorpion. (PG) 7.30 Shark Tank. (PG) 8.30 CSI: Cyber. (M) 9.30 Graceland. (MA15+) 10.30 Have You Been Paying Attention? (M) 11.30 Movie Juice. (PG)
6pm Becker. (PG) 7.00 Everybody Loves Raymond. 8.30 The Graham Norton Show. 9.30 Sex And The City. (M) 10.10 Sex And The City. (MA15+) 10.50 James Corden. (PG) 11.50 The Loop. (PG)
7pm Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Mega Builders. 8.15 Good Game: Pocket Edition. (PG) 8.30 Sunday Best. (PG) 10.10 Saturday Night Crack-Up. (PG)
6pm Motorway Patrol. (PG) 6.30 New Zealand From Above. 7.30 Escape To The Country. 9.30 Escape To The Continent. 10.45 Best Houses Australia. 11.15 Command Center. (PG)
7pm MOVIE Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby. (2006) (PG) Will Ferrell. 9.15 MOVIE Hot Fuzz. (2007) (MA15+) 11.45 MOVIE Bulletproof Monk. (2003) Chow-Yun Fat.
6pm Thunderbirds Are Go. (PG) 6.30 MOVIE Escape From Planet Earth. (2013) (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Batman & Robin. (1997) (PG) George Clooney, Uma Thurman. 11.00 Car SOS. (PG)
6.30pm Antiques Roadshow. 7.30 RBT. (PG) 8.30 Death Row Stories. (M) 9.30 MOVIE The Silence Of The Lambs. (1991) (AV15+) Anthony Hopkins, Jodie Foster, Scott Glenn.
6pm Family Feud: Sunday. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 RPM. 8.30 Motor Racing. Formula 1. Race 15. Russian Grand Prix. 11.00 Cops: Adults Only. 11.40 World Sport.
6pm Family Feud: Sunday. 6.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 7.00 Futurama. (PG) 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.30 MOVIE Center Stage. (2000) (M) 10.50 James Corden. 11.50 House Of Lies.
7pm Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Winter Wipeout. 8.30 Doctor Who. (PG) 9.20 Peaky Blinders. (MA15+) 10.15 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. (PG) 11.00 Sunday Best. (PG)
6.30pm Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Cities Of The Underworld. (PG) 8.30 A Touch Of Frost. (M) 10.45 Wire In The Blood. (AV15+)
6pm MythBusters. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 8.30 Storage Wars. (PG) 9.30 Barter Kings. (PG) 10.30 Baggage Battles. (PG) 11.30 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 12am SportsFan Clubhouse. (PG)
6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 Adventure Time. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 7.30 Auction Hunters. (PG) 8.00 Top Gear: Burma. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE Riddick. (2013) (AV15+) Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Katee Sackhoff.
6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.30 A Current Affair. 8.00 RPA. (PG) 9.00 Kings Cross ER. (M) 9.30 Embarrassing Bodies. (M) 11.30 Absolutely Fabulous. (PG)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 Undercover Boss. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE Flight. (2012) (MA15+) Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Nadine Velasquez. An airline pilot crash-lands his plane while drunk.
6pm Family Feud. 6.25 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Rules Of Engagement. (PG) 8.30 Supernatural. 9.30 American Horror Story: Hotel. 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Winter Wipeout. 8.30 Good Game. 9.00 The Chaser’s Media Circus. 9.40 Locked Up: Broadmoor. 10.25 Archer. 10.45 Jimmy Fallon.
6.30pm Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Highway Patrol. (PG) 8.00 Motorway Patrol. (PG) 8.30 Foyle’s War. (M) 10.30 Vera. (M)
6pm MythBusters. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 8.30 Ice Road Truckers. (M) 9.30 Counting Cars. (PG) 10.30 Strip N’ Rip. (M) 11.30 Big Bang. 12am MOVIE Edge Of Darkness. (2010)
6pm Regular Show. 6.30 Adv Time. 7.00 Big Bang. 7.30 Container Wars. 8.00 Auction Hunters. 8.30 Storage Hunters. 9.30 Swamp Hunters. 10.30 South Beach Tow. 11.30 Cops Uncut.
6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.30 A Current Affair. 8.00 Agatha Christie’s Poirot. (PG) 9.10 Midsomer Murders. (PG) 11.20 Days That Shook The World. (PG)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 M*A*S*H. 7.30 Lands Of The Monsoon. (PG) 8.30 Attenborough’s Life In The Undergrowth. 9.30 48 Hours. (M) 10.30 The Killing.
6pm Family Feud. 6.25 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 Rules Of Engagement. (PG) 8.30 Graham Norton. (PG) 9.30 Empire. 10.30 Tattoos After Dark.
7pm Spicks And Specks. (PG) 7.30 Winter Wipeout. 8.30 The Men Who Made Us Spend. 9.20 Angry, White And Proud. (MA15+) 10.10 Jimmy Fallon. (PG) 10.50 Seven Dwarves. (M) 11.40 The Call Centre.
6.30pm Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Rosemary & Thyme. (PG) 8.30 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries. (M) 10.30 I Shouldn’t Be Alive. (M) 11.45 Bargain Hunt.
6pm MythBusters. (PG) 7.00 The Big Bang Theory. (PG) 7.30 Cajun Pawn Stars. (PG) 8.30 Pawn Stars. (PG) 9.30 Hardcore Pawn. (M) 10.30 What Went Down. (PG) 11.30 Rude Tube. (M) 12am Bizarre ER. (M)
6pm Regular Show. (PG) 6.30 Adv Time. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 8.30 David Blaine’s What Is Magic. (M) 9.30 MOVIE Blade II. (2002) (AV15+) Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman.
6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.30 A Current Affair. 8.00 New Tricks. (PG) 9.10 Major Crimes. (M) 10.10 Rizzoli & Isles. (M) 11.10 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. (M)
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 M*A*S*H. (PG) 7.30 Megastructures. 8.30 Epic Meal Empire. 9.30 Hell’s Kitchen. (MA15+) 10.30 Bikie Wars: Brothers In Arms. (M) 11.30 Operation Repo. (PG)
6pm Family Feud. 6.25 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.00 Futurama. (PG) 8.30 The Simpsons. 9.00 Cleveland. (M) 9.30 Scream Queens. 10.30 Bob’s Burgers. 11.00 Duckman.
7pm Spicks And Specks. 7.30 Winter Wipeout. 8.30 Gruen XL. 9.15 The IT Crowd. 9.45 Buzzcocks. 10.15 Inside Amy Schumer. 10.35 Jimmy Fallon. 11.15 Live At The Apollo.
6.30pm Local News. 7.00 News. 7.30 Doc Martin. (PG) 8.30 Judge John Deed. (M) 10.30 To Be Advised. 11.30 Bargain Hunt.
6pm MythBusters. (PG) 7.00 Big Bang. (PG) 7.30 Man Finds Food. (PG) 8.30 Tattoo Nightmares. (M) 9.30 Family Guy. (M) 10.30 Beverly Hills Pawn. (PG) 11.30 Big Bang. 12am SportsFan Clubhouse.
6pm Regular Show. 6.30 Adv Time. 7.00 Big Bang. 8.30 Survivor: Cambodia. (PG) 9.30 MOVIE The Campaign. (2012) (MA15+) 11.10 2 Broke Girls. 11.40 Anger Management.
6.30pm Friends. (PG) 7.30 ACA. 8.00 Poirot. (PG) 9.10 New Tricks. (PG) 10.20 MOVIE Fire Down Below. (1997) (M) Steven Seagal, Marg Helgenberger, Harry Dean Stanton.
6pm Family Feud. 6.30 M*A*S*H. 7.30 Last Man Standing. (PG) 8.30 The Millers. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE Cheech And Chong’s Animated Movie. (2013) (MA15+) 10.45 Sirens.
6pm Family Feud. 6.25 Neighbours. 7.00 Raymond. 7.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 8.00 Futurama. (PG) 8.30 The Simpsons. (PG) 9.00 MOVIE First Knight. (1995) (M) Sean Connery.
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ESTUARY: Trevally are taking live baits and lures off Mooloolah rock walls and throughout the Maroochy River. You can find whiting over the yabby banks at Twin Waters and around Goat and Channel Islands feeding on the yabbies. Flathead are on the drift at the mouths of Petrie and Eudlo Creeks. There are mud crabs around the Bli Bli Islands, with sand crabs from the Twin Waters area. SURF: Sand whiting and dart are along the North Shore in the low tide gutters using beach worms. You can get bream and tailor at Pincushion using half a pilly as bait for best results. There are tailor and jew off the sand bags at the Maroochy bar. OFFSHORE: The close in reefs of Coolum, Currimundi and Caloundra are returning parrot, sweetlip and squire using squid and mullet fillet. The bottom end of the Barwon Banks are good for pearl perch, snapper and a good look at the whales as they head south. FRESHWATER: The upper reaches of Petrie and Mooloolah Rivers have nice sized bass on fly and deep divers. Borumba Dam is looking a picture with plenty of action for fly fishers and general angling with bass, saratoga and silver perch taking a wide variety of flies, baits and lures, with a special emphasis on plastics and spinner baits.
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TAURUS [Apr 21-May 21] Bulls are ready to shine! Venus, Mars and Jupiter are all visiting your creativity zone which highlights self-expression, music, art, entertainment and children’s activities. Friendships are also favoured, as you ﬁnd fun ways to share information with others.
GEMINI [May 22-Jun 21] Mercury connects with Saturn on Tuesday, so use your clever mind to solve a problem, tackle a puzzle or uncover a mystery. All types of education and study are also favoured. When it comes to a professional project or a domestic issue, aim to be creative rather than confused.
CANCER [Jun 22-Jul 23] Get talking with a disgruntled family member, as the new moon encourages you to see things from their perspective. It’s also a wonderful week to play domestic diva as you clean, dust, de-clutter, and tweak the feng-shui in your home.
LEO [Jul 24-Aug 23] Lions start the week feeling restless but don’t let unpredictable moods alienate you from family and friends. If you tune into the harmonious vibes of the Libran new moon, you’ll ﬁnd calm cooperation will get you a lot further than feisty ﬁreworks!
VIRGO [Aug 24-Sep 23] This week there may be some uncertainty about your personal desires and relationship responsibilities, or unexpected developments involving money (especially joint ﬁnances). Whatever happens, strive to get the balance right between giving and taking.
LIBRA [Sep 24-Oct 23] Stylish Librans have a passion for fashion (like famous fellow Libran fashionista Oscar Wilde). Monday night’s new moon is in your sign so it’s the perfect time for a hot new hairstyle, a marvellous makeup makeover or a creative wardrobe revamp. But avoid procrastinating.
SCORPIO [Oct 24-Nov 22] You’re in the mood for some soul-searching. A fresh start is likely in an important area of your life, as your intuition points you in the right direction. Friday’s fabulous Mars/Pluto trine helps you communicate with others in profound ways, as your powers are boosted.
SAGITTARIUS [Nov 23-Dec 21] Is your peer group too limited? The new moon encourages you to extend your network of local friends and international contacts. Then Mercury links up with Saturn (in your sign) which steadies your mind, boosts concentration and sharpens your eye for hidden details.
CAPRICORN [Dec 22-Jan 20] Are there too many chiefs and not enough Indians in your world? Cooperation and compromise are the keys to interacting with others. And are you getting the results you want at work? If not, then some adjustments are needed, as the moon activates your career zone.
AQUARIUS [Jan 21-Feb 19] Your education/adventure zone is stimulated by the new moon so expect a new cycle of study, travel or outdoor adventures over the next few months. The focus is ﬁrmly on ﬁnancial matters on the weekend. Don’t put your head in the sand Aquarius!
PISCES [Feb 20-Mar 20] The new moon lights up your lust and loot zone, so some ﬁsh can look forward to a new romance – or a revitalised old one. This week there’s a ﬁne line between creative inspiration and wishful thinking. Daydreaming about projects won’t get the job done!
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ARIES [Mar 21-Apr 20] Monday’s sun/Uranus opposition ignites your dare-devil side but slow down, or you’ll come a cropper! Aries are ﬁercely independent but sometimes (when there’s a new moon) it’s good to ask for help, as it gives others the opportunity to show they care.
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LIVING BY THE BOOK The Encyclopaedia Brittanica was akin to Google back in the olden days, writes Richard Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Leary.
he day will come, and it may well be soon, that I have to tell my children â&#x20AC;&#x201C; I was born before Google existed. They will look up at me with bewildered eyes trying to take in the incomprehensible, their faces unable to mask their feelings of pity, concern and contempt. I know that look. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s the same expression I wore when I discovered my parents were born before television came to Australia. Once my children have gathered themselves to end the stunned silence the questions will start. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But how did you find out stuff?â&#x20AC;? they say. At this point I should clarify. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m from the school of thought that if you donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know something you fess up to it rather than try and bluff your way through it (stop laughing all of you who know me â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m talking about my life as a parent. No seriously stop
it â&#x20AC;&#x201C; just read on). It ends a longstanding tradition in our family which has caused generations of confused children. If I canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t answer one of my kidsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; questions, more often than not I will sit down with them and Google the answer. Last week my youngest asked how wire is made. I had no idea, which seems increasingly to be the case these days. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know if this is because Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve started forgetting things, or I just didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t know much in the first place. A minute or so later we were watching a YouTube video which showed how they turn thick strands of copper or aluminium into thin wires â&#x20AC;&#x201C; it involves a lot of stretching. Back to the conversation with my kids in the not too distant future and I tell them I used to look up stuff in the encyclopaedia. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Whatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s an encyclopaedia?â&#x20AC;?
â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m glad you asked,â&#x20AC;? I will say. Thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s when I will take them out to the spare room and show them the copies of the Encyclopaedia Britannica which were recently delivered by my parents from the family home. There was a bit of scepticism from some quarters in my household about why we would want two boxes of books which are not only outdated but would require the purchase of another book shelf â&#x20AC;&#x201C; to add to the three more we already need. But I stood my ground, and when that question is asked about encyclopaedias, I will be prepared. I will be leather-bound, see-through thin paper, hardly-used prepared. And so what if they give me that look, shrug their shoulders and suggest I could have just Googled it? firstname.lastname@example.org.
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